Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Call for Submissions: STARS ILL Discussion Group Midwinter Meeting

Call for Submissions: STARS ILL Discussion Group Midwinter Meeting

The ILL Discussion Group of the “Sharing and Transforming Access to Resources Section” (STARS) of RUSA invites the submission of presentation topics for the 2013 American Library Association Midwinter Meeting in Seattle, WA, January 25-29, 2013.

The ILL Discussion Group is a popular and valuable forum during the ALA Annual Mid-Winter Conference, where attendees learn about emerging services, technologies, trends, and notable research projects conducted in the area of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery.  The group will meet Saturday, January 26, 2013.

ILL practitioners from all types of libraries, library school faculty and students, and other interested individuals, are encouraged to submit a presentation proposal.

Please include in the submission:
1. Your name(s), title(s), institutional affiliation(s), and contact information.
2. A proposed presentation title.
3. A brief discussion of the unique contribution, potential impact, or significance of the topic to the practice or scholarship of interlibrary loan/document delivery.
For examples of projects presented at past forums, please see the ILL Discussion Group’s website:

Three projects will be selected for 20-minute presentations, followed by open discussion.
Proposals are due by November 30 , 2012.  Notification of acceptance will be made by December 12, 2012.

Please send submissions by email to:
Ryan Litsey ( or Dallas Long (
Chair and Vice-Chair, ILL Discussion Group